OUR 2017-2018 SEASON!

R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium, the Musical

SEP 22-24, 2017

Adapted for the stage with Book and lyrics by: John Maclay Music and lyrics by: Danny Abosch

Orchestrations and Arrangements by Danny Abosch

Book, Lyrics, Songs, All Arrangements & All Orchestrations ©2016, 2017 Scholastic Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Regional Premiere!

Is someone playing a joke or is the theatre cursed? Is there a Phantom lurking in the stage wings? Join Brooke and Zeke as they star in their school’s new musical and try to uncover if the rumored Phantom really exists. Based on the popular and beloved book series by R.L. Stine, this silly and spooky adventure is sure to keep the whole family in suspense. Prepare to get “goosebumps” as the mystery unfolds and a catchy musical score haunts your mind for days.

™ & © Scholastic, Goosebumps, and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered marks of Scholastic Inc. Based on Goosebumps® Phantom of the Auditorium. “Goosebumps” and “Goosebumps Horrorland” series of books created and written by Robert L. Stine.


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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,
the Musical

DEC 20-23, 2017

By: Jahnna Beecham & Malcom Hillgartner

Based on the book by: Barbara Robinson

Virginia Premiere!

The worst kids in the world have just found out that there are free snacks at Sunday school. AND they insist on playing all of the good parts in the annual Christmas pageant. They’ve never heard the Christmas story, and have no idea who Mary, Joseph or the wise men are. Will the pageant be canceled? Will the other kids even show up to participate? Will this be the worst pageant ever? Full of hijinks, laughs and plenty of holiday cheer, this brand new musical comedy makes its Virginia premiere at Roanoke Children’s Theatre just in time for the holidays.


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MAR 1 & 2, 2018

Roanoke Children's Theatre will commission a play to address the epidemic of distracted driving and how social media plays into that.


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Charlotte's Web

MAY 25-27, 2018

By: Joseph Robinette

Based on the book by: E.B. White

Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty. An affectionate runt of a pig named Wilbur meets a barnyard full of animals who quickly become family. When Wilbur’s life is endangered, the thoughtful spider Charlotte devises an intriguing plan to keep the gentle little swine safe. This feel-good heart-warming classic is perfect for the whole family.


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REFUND POLICY RCT does not refund ticket purchases, but we are happy to substitute your tickets for another performance any time during a Season. We look forward to making sure your experience is memorable!

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Ticket Pricing

Orchestra Seating - $25

Adults - $20

Youth (to 18) - $15

Seniors (65+) - $15

*Additional fees apply

Where We Perform

The Jefferson Center

541 Luck Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24016

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